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Financing India: Why should Canada invest in India?

Financing India: Why should Canada invest in India?

India attracted around USD 22 billion foreign direct investment during the pandemic. But India has potential and the need for a lot more....Read More

SIES-FPJ: Rural market driver of gold demand

SIES-FPJ: Rural market driver of gold demand

Despite the COVID-19 scenario, there are hopes that the demand for gold in rural India will see an uptake. This is mainly due to above-no...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Expect a surge in rural demand for gold soon

SIES-FPJ: Expect a surge in rural demand for gold soon

Gold as an asset class has proved its true potential in every era. At COVID-19 times too, the yellow metal has managed to soar in value w...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Gold oldest darling for India’s investors

SIES-FPJ: Gold oldest darling for India’s investors

Culturally, India has a leaning towards gold. It has continued to grow over years. But government policies stunted its growth, pushed it ...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Why agriculture matters for India

SIES-FPJ: Why agriculture matters for India

‘Why agriculture matters for India’ is the first session of ‘Future of Agriculture’ series which has been organised by SIES College of A...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Farmer price risk can be best addressed through large FPOs & commodity exchanges

SIES-FPJ: Farmer price risk can be best addressed through large FPOs & commodity exchanges

A farmer is usually prone to weather risk, productivity risk and most importantly pricing risks. While minimum support price (MSP) was de...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Can MSPs be replaced by commodity hedging?

SIES-FPJ: Can MSPs be replaced by commodity hedging?

Empowerment of the farmer can take place only if there is price discovery, so that the farmer knows at what price to sell his produce. Co...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Is it Industry status for agri or contract farming or FPOs a better solution to ease rural distress?

SIES-FPJ: Is it Industry status for agri or contract farming or FPOs a better solution to ease rural distress?

Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) was first introduced in the year 2011-2012. The process of implementation of this initiative has bee...Read More

SIES-FPJ: A lot is done for rural distress but a lot more has to be done

SIES-FPJ: A lot is done for rural distress but a lot more has to be done

Agriculture and rural distress have been on the government agenda for years. While all governments have sought to address issues in the r...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Agriculture finance is a struggle since Independence

SIES-FPJ: Agriculture finance is a struggle since Independence

Rural distress is a reality. Figures after figures from Nabard and other organisations have confirmed this. Adding to it is the burden on...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Time to look beyond food security with horticulture

SIES-FPJ: Time to look beyond food security with horticulture

To meet the nutritional needs of the growing population and also to improve the income of the farmers, horticulture is the way to go. But...Read More

SIES-FPJ webinar: Fruits and vegetables are wealth generators

SIES-FPJ webinar: Fruits and vegetables are wealth generators

Horticulture has the potential to improve the income of small and marginal farmers. But there is a lot more that can be done to improve, ...Read More

SIES-FPJ webinar: How vegetables and fruits can help achieve India’s nutrition-security goals

SIES-FPJ webinar: How vegetables and fruits can help achieve India’s nutrition-security goals

The need for India to move from food security to nutritional security is a long calling. In order to address this calling, the role of nu...Read More

SIES-FPJ webinar: After milk, it is animal husbandry that drives agriculture in India

SIES-FPJ webinar: After milk, it is animal husbandry that drives agriculture in India

For most farmers, agricultural (crop) incomes have been a cause for concern for ages due to its unstable nature. Thus, depending exclusiv...Read More

SIES-FPJ: Continued dependence on agriculture will make farmers poorer unless ...

SIES-FPJ: Continued dependence on agriculture will make farmers poorer unless ...

Agriculture cannot get stronger without allied sectors

FPJ-SIES webinar: Livestock provides stability to farming income

FPJ-SIES webinar: Livestock provides stability to farming income

The Free Press Journal-SIES series on The Future of Agriculture now moves on to its third episode with its focus on livestock. The theme ...Read More

Dairy cooperatives: Different from other cooperatives

Dairy cooperatives: Different from other cooperatives

From easing inequality to serving the malnourished, the role of dairy cooperatives has been a remarkable journey. A journey which was str...Read More

SIES-FPJ: India’s amazing milk story – vibrant but threatened

SIES-FPJ: India’s amazing milk story – vibrant but threatened

Just a day ago, farmers’ unions held a protest demanding a rise in prices in milk and seeking a special subsidy for milk producers. Such ...Read More

SIES-FPJ webinar: Agriculture is important for India, but it needs to change

SIES-FPJ webinar: Agriculture is important for India, but it needs to change

Agriculture and its allied activities were part of Indian civilisation for ages. But yet India remains far behind other countries in agri...Read More

SIES-FPJ webinar: Time to look at agriculture and the Indian economy

SIES-FPJ webinar: Time to look at agriculture and the Indian economy

Unlike other sectors that are weighed down by the COVID-19 pandemic, the agriculture sector has literally become the nerve centre for eco...Read More

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